Belgian Prime Minister: two weeks Ago, young people were celebrating yet, now they lie in intensive care unit

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At a press conference on the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès has once again stressed how important it is to Comply with the rules and, in particular, the so-called “Lockdown party” is sharply criticized: “Unfortunately, some people have yet to understand, in what Situation we are in. You are endangering our efforts, by organizing continue to Lockdown parties. Such parties, are prohibited.“

Young people in particular criticized Wilmès. “Maybe many young people do not feel addressed. If you are young, you feel invincible. But of the young people who have not yet celebrated two weeks ago in the cafes, there are some today in the ICU,“ warned the Prime Minister.

Since last Wednesday, people in Belgium are allowed only in exceptional cases, such as for doctor visits and food purchases, leave their homes and have to keep a minimum distance. Public transport is still, and the way to work is not only allowed, when a Work from home is possible. Also, exercise in the fresh air, is permitted as long as distance is maintained.  

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